Lead Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Executive Recruitment Services
Location
Basildon
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Systems Engineer Basildon Competitive salary Do you want to work as a Lead Systems Engineer within the Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection domain of one of the UK's leading defence companies? My client is recruiting a Lead Systems Engineer to work with a focus on large scale strategic integrated Security Surveillance and Control Systems including Electro-Optic and Radar Sensors, and Command and Control software. You will have proven and extensive experience in all aspects of the Systems Engineering lifecycle of a solution which includes requirements capture, design, analysis/modelling, integration, test and acceptance. Lead Systems Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Creating and gaining agreement to top level solution documentation including solution presentations and system architecture/design documents * Managing issues with the design, negotiating across the team, suppliers and where appropriate the customer to reach equitable and mutually acceptable conclusions consistent with company principles * Ensuring that technical requirements are correctly flowed down to subsystems/subcontractors for all elements of the solution * Ensuring that design integrity requirements (activities and deliverables) are correctly flowed down to subcontractors and internal providers * Presentation of design reviews for the overall technical solution to both the customer and the Independent Technical Authority Lead Systems Engineer skills and experience include: * Highly experienced in systems engineering * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Domain knowledge in at least 2 of the following technologies: Surveillance Radar; Electro-optics (CCTV and thermal imaging); Command and Control System Software; ICT and Networked systems * Demonstratable competence in leading the development and implementation of complex technical solutions * Demonstratable understanding of product safety with experience in conducting/supporting safety reviews and hazard identification and management You will need to obtain a security clearance to fulfil the Lead Systems Engineer role. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global power in the defence industry. Click below to apply.
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